Saturday, December 26, 2015

Silver and Gold Winter Wonderland 20x24 Mixed Media Canvas


HELLO Sweet Creative Friends.... 
 HAPPY Day after Christmas to you!!!  

It is hard to believe that it has come and gone - wow.  

I have been playing in a wintry landscape!!  

I began with some Pebeo Masking Fluid painting it on where it seems there should be white between the branches - SNOW!! 

Then the adding of the Pebeo Iridescent Precious Gold and Silver studio acrylic paint.  Love the shimmer in these paints!  It sure makes it hard to capture the finished picture though. :)

Using the Lost Coast Designs Snowflakes Set with a Ranger Emboss It Dabber and Lindy's Stamp Gang Queen Shebas Silver - the snowflakes began to fall!

Next came the DecoArt Media Titanium White Antiquing Cream painted onto the Lost Coast Designs snow flakes from their Snow Flakes Set.  Love the variety of lovely snowflakes! 

Using Golden Fiber Paste mixed with DecoArt Ebony Black along with more Pebeo shimmering gold paint - it was time to create the deer. I used a Artplorations Christmas Reindeer Stencil as well as an Plaid Folkart stencil from my stash. 

Yummy fun.... this combo made the prettiest color of a dark shimmering gold!

Removing the masking fluid is always so much fun!!  But it sure looks like a scary mess at this point!!!!!

Adding more silver and gold paint! 

And then a rather sad thing happened.... must have been a hunter in the woods because my leaping deer disappeared!!!!!!!!!!!! Ugh - such a bummer but... after I added the little cabin, I realized that the leaping deer was way to huge to work.  And dear me... what a chore it was to try to make him become...."deerly departed"!!!  

And in the place of the leaping deer came a second cabin!

And here are some close-ups of the finished painting! 

Side view:  this is a 20x24 canvas and it is 1.5" thick!!  

 Here you can see a bit of the shimmering gold and silver bling!!! 

Thanks bunches for stopping by and please KNOW how much I appreciate your comments.  My reply button is still broken but... I am always thrilled to hear from you - truly.  

Hugs. j.

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I would like to enter this painting in the following challenges:

#19 Silver and Gold

#34 December, Create a Scene

Facebook Challenge #2 Winter Holidays


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